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all services rendered as such and as ex-officio clerks of the boards of county commissioners or under their direction, and for keeping accounts with the collectors and treasurers of their respective counties, shall receive salaries as follows, to-wit:

In counties of class "A," one thousand dollars per annum;

In counties of class "B," seven hundred and fifty dollars per annum;

In counties of class “C,” six hundred dollars per annum;
In counties of class “D," four hundred dollars per annum;
In counties of class "E,” four hundred dollars per annum.

In addition to such salaries they shall receive the fees now provided by law, and no further or other salary or compensation of any character.

Sec. 2. Section 6 of Chapter 27 of the acts of the thirty-fourth legislative assembly of the Territory of New Mexico, is hereby repealed, to take effect January 1, 1907, and the provisions thereof shall not apply or be extended to any county in said territory not designated as a county of the first class at the time said section became law.

Sec. 3. All acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval.

CHAPTER 118.

AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE OFFICE OF SOLICITOR

GENERAL TO THAT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL AND FOR
OTHER PURPOSES. A.C. B. No. 127, Approved March 16, 1905.

CONTENTS.

Sec, 1. Title of solicitor general changed to attorney general.
Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Merico:

Section 1. The title of the office of solicitor general is hereby changed from that of solicitor general to attorney general but the said office shall continue the same as it now is except the change cf name, and this act shall not be construed to change or in any way interfere with the powers and duties of the solicitor general as now provided by the acts of congress or the territorial legislature.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

CHAPTER 119.

C.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE CHANGING OF COUNTY SEATS.

B. No. 85; Approved March 16. 1905.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. Section 630, compiled Laws of 1897, regarding the removal of county seats, amended. Removal of county seats.

Provisos. Be it enacted by the Legislatire Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico:

Section 1. That Section 630 of the Compiled Laws of the Territory of New Mexico of 1897 be, and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows: “Section 630. Whenever the citizens of any county in this territory shall present a petition to the board of county commissioners signed by qualified electors of said county equal in number to at least one-half the legal votes cast ai the last preceding general election asking for the removal cf the county seat of said county to some other designated place, which petition shall be duly recorded in the records of said county, said board shall make an order directing that the proposition to remove the county seat to the place named in the petition be submitted to a vote of the qualified electors of said county at the next general election, if the same is to occur within one year from the time of preschting said petition, otherwise at a special election to be alled for that purpose at any time within eight months from the date of presenting said petition: Provided, That before making such order the board of county commissioners shall require from the petitioners or from the persons interested in the removal of said county seat a de posit of twenty-five thousand dollars in money, which said deposit shall be placed in the treasury of said county, which said sum of money when so placed in said treasury shall be used in the construction of a court house and jail, in the event that the proposition for removal shall receive a majority of the votes cast at such election: And, Provided, Further, That the city, town or village named in the petition shall be at least twenty miles distant from and of a population at least one-third larger than the population of the then county seat of said county, which said population shall be ascertained and determined by the said board of county commissioners; and that no proposition to remove a county seat from a city, town or village situated on a railroad to one not so situated shall be entertained or voted upon and that no vote shall be ordered on substantially the same proposition oftener than once in ten years.

Sec. 2. This act shall be in effect and force from and after its passage.

CHAPTER 120.

AN ACT ENTITLED AN ACT WITH REFERENCE TO QUALIFICA

TIONS OF DEPUTY SHERIFFS. C. B. No. 154; Approved
March 16, 1905.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. Qualifications of deputy sheriffs.
Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico: Section 1. Hereafter no person who may be under indictment or may be generally known as a notorious bad character, or as a disturber of the peace shall be eligible to serve as a deputy sheriff, and sheriffs are hereby prohibited from issuing commissions to such persons as deputy sheriffs, and it is hereby made the duty of the judge of the district court upon complaint being made that the provisions of this act have been violated to investigate the same, and if found to be true, such judge of the district court is hereby given authority to revoke any such commission given by any sheriff contrary to the provisions of this act.

Sec. 2. This act shall be in full force and effect from and after

its passage.

CHAPTER 121.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE PUBLICATION OF PROCESS AND THE

SERVICE OF PROCESS BY PUBLICATION. C. B. No. 141; Approved March 16, 1905.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. Publication of process and service of process by publication.
Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico: Section 1. In all causes and proceedings commenced and pending in the district courts of the Territory of New Mexico wherein it is necessary to secure service of process against any of the parties to said cause or proceeding by publication, and in all causes or proceedings wherein publication is necessary, it shall be the duty of the clerk of the district court wherein each cause or proceeding is pending to cause such publication to be made in some newspaper in the county wherein such cause or proceeding is pending.

Sec. 2. This act shall be in force and effect from and after its passage.

CHAPTER 122.

AN ACT AMENDING AN ACT ENTITLED “AN ACT CREATING THE

OFFICE OF OIL INSPECTOR AND PROVIDING FOR THE IN-
SPECTION OF COAL OIL, GASOLINE AND NAPTHA IN THE
TERRITORY OF NEW MEXICO.” C. B. No. 147; Approved
March 16, 1905.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. Chapter 68, Laws of 1905, regarding the inspection of coal oil, amended:

Words "naptha," "engine naptha," and "43 specific gravity" stricken out. Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico: Section 1. That house bill 74 entitled "An Act creating the office of oil inspector and providing for the inspection of coal oil, gasoline and naptha in the Territory of New Mexico," be and the same is hereby amended by striking out the word "naptha" or "engine naptha,” also the words “43 specific gravity" wherever said words may appear in said act, and the provisions of said act shall not apply to naptha or engine naptha, and said act shall not be in full force and effect until thirty days after the approval thereof.

Sec. 2. This act shall be in full force from and after its passage.

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CHAPTER 123.

AN ACT DESIGNATING THE METHOD OF PAYMENT OF CERTAIN

APPROPRIATIONS WITH REFERENCE TO THE COUNTY OF
TAOS. C. B. No. 150; Approved March 16, 1905.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. Territorial treasurer to pay over appropriation for flood sufferers of Taos

county to committee. Duty of committee. Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of New

Mexico: Section 1. The territorial treasurer is hereby directed to pay over the appropriation provided in council bill No. 40, for the relief of the flood sufferers of Taos County, to a committee of three persons, resident of said county, which committee shall be designated by the governor. Said committee are hereby required to distribute said appropriation in accordance and under the provision 3 of said council bill No. 40, in the same manner as provided for such distribution, by the board of county commissioners; it being the intent of this act that said appropriation so made shall be distributed under the supervision of said committee in lieu of the board of county commissioners of said county.

Sec. 2. This act shall be in full force and effect from and after

its passage.

CHAPTER 124.

AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC HIGHWAYS. C. B. No. 116; Ap

proved March 16, 1905.

CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. What roads to be public highways
Sec. 2. Maintenance of public highways.
Sec. 3 Discontinuance of public highways. Proviso,
Sec. 4. Alteration of road and establishment of new road.
Sec. 5. Deposit necessary for viewing of proposed road.
Sec. 6. Where proposed highway is on the county line, concurrence of both coun-

ties necessary. Joint maintenance.
Sec. 7. Board of commissioners to view and mark out proposed road.
Sec. 8. Probate clerk to give viewers appointed, notice. Duty of viewers,
Sec. 9. How notice of appointment served. Penalty for failure to act.
Sec. 10. Manner of viewing and marking out roads. Assessments of benefits and

damages.

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